Tunis University

Tunis University (Arabic: جامعة تونس, French: Université de Tunis) is a university in Tunis, Tunisia. It was founded in 1960 on the basis of earlier educational establishments.

Tunis University
جامعة تونس
Université de Tunis
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Former names
Institute of High Studies of Tunis
RectorPr H'maied Ben Aziza[1]
Administrative staff
AffiliationsUNIMED, Agence universitaire de la Francophonie

The University of Tunis is a member of the Mediterranean University Union (UNIMED) and of Agence universitaire de la Francophonie.

Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Preparatory Institute for Engineering Studies


The university is organised into the following institutions.[3]

  • Ecole Normale Supérieure (the oldest institute of the university[4])
  • Higher School of Economic and Commercial Sciences
  • Higher School of Technological Sciences
  • Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
  • Preparatory Engineering Institute
  • Higher Institute of Literary Studies and Humanities
  • Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts
  • Higher Institute for Youth-Club Activities and Culture
  • Higher Institute of Fine Arts
  • Higher Institute of Applied Studies in Humanities
  • Higher Institute of Applied Studies in Humanities of Zaghouan
  • Higher Institute of Management
  • Higher Institute of Music
  • Higher Institute of Crafts Heritage
  • Tunis Business School
  • National Heritage Institute (Co-Supervision with the Ministry of Culture and the Safeguard of the Heritage)

Preparatory Engineering InstituteEdit

The Tunis Preparatory Engineering Institute (Arabic: المعهد التّحضيري للدّراسات الهندسيّة بتونس) was created according to the law N°95-40 on April 24, 1995.[5]

Notable alumni and academicsEdit


  1. ^ (in French) The new Tunisian universities chancellors Archived 2013-04-18 at archive.today
  2. ^ a b "Key Figures". Tunis University. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Higher education and research institutions". Tunis University. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  4. ^ History of Ecole Normale Supérieure Archived 2015-06-10 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ ""Presentation de l'IPEIT"". www.ipeit.rnu.tn (in French).
  6. ^ ANNABI, Hédi - Operation Spaix.net Archived 2010-01-17 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Delva, J. G. (2010): Reuters: U.N. mission chief in Haiti killed in quake Retrieved on 17 January 2010.
  8. ^ Biographie de Thouraya Jeribi.

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